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June 26, 2015

IBM Rational Insight

Systematic and consistent project performance evaluation and tracking

Rational Insight

Product Release / Trial | December 10, 2009
This is not the most recent version. We recommend Rational Insight . This is made available for archival purposes and may contain bugs and/or security vulnerabilities. If you do download this version, it is being provided AS IS, without warranties of any kind, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We strongly advise you review the support pages for this version and update the product or take actions recommended therein. Security bulletins contain instructions for the security vulnerability addressed therein, and may require upgrading to a newer version. Link to security vulnerability blog: IBM PSIRT blog.

Download and Install

Review the release notes before installing to understand the system requirements and any known issues.

  1. From the All Downloads tab, download the required packages. At a minimum, you will need disks 1, 2, and 3, the Rational License Key Server and the evaluation license.
  2. Extract the contents of all the .zip files into the same temporary location.
  3. Launch IBM Installation Manager from the disk 1 folder:
    • On Windows: Run the launchpad.exe file.
    • On Linux: Run the file.

Follow the Installation Guide

The Rational Insight installation guide contains information and tips to step you through the entire process. You can even use the helpful Roadmap for installation scenarios to determine the path best for you.

After you have installed, take a minute and explore the getting started topics provided for roles and components:

Data modeler
Metrics engineer
Report author
Report viewer
Data warehouse
Extract, transform, load (ETL)
XML data configuration

Upgrading? Downloads of Rational Insight from are for new installations only. For upgrades, see the download document.

Visit the forums

If you need additional guidance while setting up or using Rational Insight, please visit the forums to ask a question. Rational Insight developers and other community members monitor this forum and answer questions.

Report a bug or submit a suggestion

The Rational Insight development team uses their own tools to develop Rational Insight. If you find a bug or have a suggestion for an enhancement to Rational Insight, please create a work item.